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North Sarasota, Florida - Basic Facts

The North Sarasota Census Designated Place had a population of 7,751 as of July 1, 2017. North Sarasota ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Sarasota is located at latitude 27.3699 and longitude -82.5179 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the North Sarasota Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The North Sarasota Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403354) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The North Sarasota Census Designated Place is located within Sarasota CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Sarasota population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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North Sarasota, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,751
Daytime Population: Workers 2,014
Daytime Population: Residents 4,639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,653
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 7,718
Population in Familes 5,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 2,129
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $38,642
Average Household Income $56,039
Per Capita Income $22,407


Total Housing Units 3,603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,220 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 845 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 537 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $108,884
Average Home Value $159,950


Total Households 3,066
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,861
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.52% 1.62%
Households 1.31% 1.5%
Families 1.08% 1.35%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

North Sarasota, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Sarasota to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 369 60th
Population Density # 372 60th
Diversity Index # 128 86th
Median Household Income # 690 25th
Per Capita Income # 606 34th

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